Successfully called ahead and had AT&T provision 3 of my Bolds for VVM today in order to beat the rush tomorrow Told them to use provisioning code BBVV and to check their Phoenix vs Billing system and voila'
First person said no way it can't be done. Argued for a minute then gave up, hung up, called back, second lady knew the scoop, provisioned my devices and we're all good to go. Now when all hell breaks loose tomorrow during the software upgrade I won't have to sit on eternal hold trying to get my lines provisioned.
For any doubters that are still out there... here is the visual voicemail left by the AT&T customer service person as a test on my phone after provisioning my account.
You do NOT have to have the .297 software for this to work. THEY think you do but you don't